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PIDG: Core Support to Private Infrastructure Development Group [GB-1-203232]

Budget: £772,049,994 Status: Implementation Reporting Org: Department for International Development

Increased responsible private sector participation in sustainable infrastructure in poorer developing countries through increased flows of private capital & expertise.This will benefit an additional 105.1 million people by the end of 2015.

Support to the CGIAR 2017-2020 [GB-1-204764]

Budget: £90,000,000 Status: Implementation Reporting Org: Department for International Development

To enable the CGIAR to scale up its research, contributing to the development of new crop varieties which are more productive and tolerant of biotic and abiotic stress. Development of farming systems which are more resilient and more productive, the development of markets and value chains which are better able to deliver benefits to poor people and policies and technology which will directly support better nutritional and health outcomes for the poor.

HarvestPlus - Phase 2 - Delivering Nutritionally Enriched Food Crops [GB-1-204991]

Budget: £38,999,999 Status: Implementation Reporting Org: Department for International Development

To have 14 million small farming households growing biofortified crops on their farms by 2019 by scaling up the research and delivery of nutritionally enriched crops’.

Developing and Scaling Next Generation Agricultural Technologies - Phase II of DFID's Strategic Partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) [GB-1-205273]

Budget: £33,059,998 Status: Implementation Reporting Org: Department for International Development

Working in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on a set of co-investments, DFID’s funding will increase the development and adoption of new agricultural technologies that build resilience to climate change, diseases and pests and increase productivity, particularly for smallholders in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

Karamoja Nutrition Programme (KNP) [GB-1-205165]

Budget: £28,793,116 Status: Implementation Reporting Org: Department for International Development

The Karamoja Nutrition Programme will deliver services to treat acute malnutrition; strengthen health service planning and delivery; improve access to supplements that prevent micronutrient deficiencies for mothers and children; and test and scale initiatives to prevent malnutrition in Karamoja – including through crop bio-fortification.

AgResults: Innovation in Research and Delivery [GB-1-203052]

Budget: £24,999,998 Status: Implementation Reporting Org: Department for International Development

The overall objective of the AgResults Initiative is to enhance smallholder welfare and food security for the poor and vulnerable in developing countries through increased investment in agricultural innovation and adoption. It aims to do so by developing financial incentives (i.e. “pull mechanisms”) for private and public sector players to research, develop, and deliver products and services that will improve smallholder agriculture. AgResults consists of a number of pilot projects across the developing world focused on either the adoption of existing technologies or the development and adaptation of new research and technologies. The UK leads on a high quality research and evaluation component.

Promoting Conservation Agriculture in Zambia [GB-1-204842]

Budget: £24,999,997 Status: Implementation Reporting Org: Department for International Development

To raise agricultural productivity in Zambia, particularly small scale farmers, using climate smart agriculture techniques and facilitating commercial relationships with agriculture companies

mNutrition- Business models for mobile phone based delivery of nutrition services in Africa and South Asia [GB-1-203638]

Budget: £20,423,353 Status: Implementation Reporting Org: Department for International Development

The impact of mNutrition will be improved livelihoods, food security and nutrition of 3 million poor people, especially women, in 14 countries in Africa and Asia. This will result from the greater involvement of mobile phone companies in providing improved access to mobile-phone based health, nutrition and agricultural-based information services to poor farmers, including women and adolescent girls, who are often unable to access conventional extension systems. In this way, poor farmers will be supported in improving their food production, income and nutrition practices within their families. This contributes towards our MDGs by reducing rural poverty, hunger and child mortality and improving maternal health in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa by 2017.

Strategic Partnership on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition [GB-1-204420]

Budget: £19,999,999 Status: Implementation Reporting Org: Department for International Development

This programme will contribute to improved food and nutrition security through effective agriculture interventions and food systems that make nutritous food accessible , acceptable and available to all, particularly woman and young children in poor households.. It includes large-scale studies in Africa and South Asia on the impact and cost effectiveness of agricultural interventions on nutrition and health outcomes, and interdisciplinary studies on the drivers of food choices which influence healthy, safe and nutritious diets.

Fund for Impact Evaluation [GB-1-203872]

Budget: £19,800,000 Status: Implementation Reporting Org: Department for International Development

To transform the demand for, use and practice of impact evaluation amongst the development community, particularly in areas that are currently under-evaluated. The programme will work simultaneously across multiple sectors and multiple geographies on 125 impact evaluations. This coordinated, large scale approach will provide evaluation evidence, training and technical support across government and donor portfolios (up to 16 technical workshops with 36 teams participating in each workshop; 1080 people trained and at least 75 dissemination events held) and will drive forward the use of evaluation evidence in policy making as a whole.

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